Chris Blackwell

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The New Yorker
Manufacturing Bob MarleyEnglish tour in late 1970. But Nash left them stranded there. Unhappy with the
The New Yorker / Posted 6 days ago
English tour in late 1970. But Nash left them stranded there. Unhappy with the direction of their careers, they sought out Chris Blackwell, the owner of Island Records. Blackwell, who was raised in Jamaica, had started his label as a way of... Read more
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Billboard
Rani Hancock Named President of Sire Recordswas most recently executive vp/head of A&R at Island Records, another storied l
Billboard / Posted 12 days ago
was most recently executive vp/head of A&R at Island Records, another storied label co-founded by a music industry legend (Chris Blackwell). While at the Universal Music imprint, she helped develop the solo careers of Demi Lovato, Nick Jonas and... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
U2 bassist thanks band for helping him through addictionwho are currently appearing with U2 on their "Joshua Tree" tour. Clayton was i
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 24 days ago
who are currently appearing with U2 on their "Joshua Tree" tour. Clayton was introduced by British record producer Chris Blackwell as someone who "lived through addiction and came out the other side, and has been courageous enough to admit... Read more
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Greenwich Time
U2 bassist thanks band for helping him through addictionYou Can't Get Out Of," ''Vertigo" and, fittingly, "I Will Follow." Clayton was
Greenwich Time / Posted 25 days ago
You Can't Get Out Of," ''Vertigo" and, fittingly, "I Will Follow." Clayton was introduced by British record producer Chris Blackwell as someone who "lived through addiction and came out the other side, and has been courageous enough to admit... Read more
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CBS News
U2 bassist thanks band for support through addictionwho are currently appearing with U2 on their "Joshua Tree" tour. Clayton was i
CBS News / Posted 25 days ago
who are currently appearing with U2 on their "Joshua Tree" tour. Clayton was introduced by British record producer Chris Blackwell as someone who "lived through addiction and came out the other side, and has been courageous enough to admit... Read more
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11 News Houston
U2's Adam Clayton credits sobriety to bandmates while receiving honorwho are currently appearing with U2 on their Joshua Tree tour. Clayton was int
11 News Houston / Posted 25 days ago
who are currently appearing with U2 on their Joshua Tree tour. Clayton was introduced by British record producer Chris Blackwell as someone who "lived through addiction and came out the other side, and has been courageous enough to admit... Read more
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25d
Connecticut Post
U2 bassist thanks band for helping him through addictionYou Can't Get Out Of," ''Vertigo" and, fittingly, "I Will Follow." Clayton was
Connecticut Post / Posted 25 days ago
You Can't Get Out Of," ''Vertigo" and, fittingly, "I Will Follow." Clayton was introduced by British record producer Chris Blackwell as someone who "lived through addiction and came out the other side, and has been courageous enough to admit... Read more
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25d
Variety
U2 Perform Intimate Set at MusiCares Benefit Honoring Bassist Adam Claytonup were two songs from reggae act Chronixx — whom we later learned were introdu
Variety / Posted 25 days ago
up were two songs from reggae act Chronixx — whom we later learned were introduced to Clayton by Island Records founder Chris Blackwell — then the Lumineers playing a cover of U2’s “One,” which they said they’d played in New York City clubs when... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
U2 bassist thanks band for helping him through addictionYou Can't Get Out Of," ''Vertigo" and, fittingly, "I Will Follow." Clayton was
Stamford Advocate / Posted 25 days ago
You Can't Get Out Of," ''Vertigo" and, fittingly, "I Will Follow." Clayton was introduced by British record producer Chris Blackwell as someone who "lived through addiction and came out the other side, and has been courageous enough to admit... Read more
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Hartford Courant
U2 bassist thanks band for helping him through addictionwho are currently appearing with U2 on their "Joshua Tree" tour. Clayton was i
Hartford Courant / Posted 25 days ago
who are currently appearing with U2 on their "Joshua Tree" tour. Clayton was introduced by British record producer Chris Blackwell as someone who "lived through addiction and came out the other side, and has been courageous enough to admit... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
U2 bassist thanks band for helping him through addictionwho are currently appearing with U2 on their "Joshua Tree" tour. Clayton was i
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 25 days ago
who are currently appearing with U2 on their "Joshua Tree" tour. Clayton was introduced by British record producer Chris Blackwell as someone who "lived through addiction and came out the other side, and has been courageous enough to admit... Read more
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Calgary Sun
U2 bassist thanks band for helping him through addiction: 'they loved me before I knew how to love myself'who are currently appearing with U2 on their “Joshua Tree” tour. Clayton was i
Calgary Sun / Posted 25 days ago
who are currently appearing with U2 on their “Joshua Tree” tour. Clayton was introduced by British record producer Chris Blackwell as someone who “lived through addiction and came out the other side, and has been courageous enough to admit... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
U2 bassist thanks band for helping him through addictionwho are currently appearing with U2 on their "Joshua Tree" tour. Clayton was i
Chicago Tribune / Posted 25 days ago
who are currently appearing with U2 on their "Joshua Tree" tour. Clayton was introduced by British record producer Chris Blackwell as someone who "lived through addiction and came out the other side, and has been courageous enough to admit... Read more
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Billboard
U2's Adam Clayton Thanks Band For Helping Him Through Addiction at MusiCares Benefit Concertwho are currently appearing with U2 on their Joshua Tree tour. Clayton was int
Billboard / Posted 25 days ago
who are currently appearing with U2 on their Joshua Tree tour. Clayton was introduced by British record producer Chris Blackwell as someone who "lived through addiction and came out the other side, and has been courageous enough to admit... Read more
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25d
Billboard
Jack Garratt Shines, U2 Rocks & Adam Clayton Collects Stevie Ray Vaughn Award at Musicares Galathe profundity of the evening’s tributes, when it comes to U2, nothing’s better
Billboard / Posted 25 days ago
the profundity of the evening’s tributes, when it comes to U2, nothing’s better than the real thing. Music-biz legend Chris Blackwell (who signed the nascent U2 to his Island Records label in 1980) bestowed Clayton with the Stevie Ray Vaughn... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
U2 bassist thanks band for helping him through addictionYou Can't Get Out Of," ''Vertigo" and, fittingly, "I Will Follow." Clayton was
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 25 days ago
You Can't Get Out Of," ''Vertigo" and, fittingly, "I Will Follow." Clayton was introduced by British record producer Chris Blackwell as someone who "lived through addiction and came out the other side, and has been courageous enough to admit... Read more
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FOX News
U2 bassist thanks band for helping him through addictionwho are currently appearing with U2 on their "Joshua Tree" tour. Clayton was i
FOX News / Posted 26 days ago
who are currently appearing with U2 on their "Joshua Tree" tour. Clayton was introduced by British record producer Chris Blackwell as someone who "lived through addiction and came out the other side, and has been courageous enough to admit... Read more
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CTV News
U2 bassist thanks band for helping him through addictionwho are currently appearing with U2 on their "Joshua Tree" tour. Clayton was i
CTV News / Posted 26 days ago
who are currently appearing with U2 on their "Joshua Tree" tour. Clayton was introduced by British record producer Chris Blackwell as someone who "lived through addiction and came out the other side, and has been courageous enough to admit... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
U2 bassist thanks band for helping him through addictionYou Can't Get Out Of," ''Vertigo" and, fittingly, "I Will Follow." Clayton was
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 26 days ago
You Can't Get Out Of," ''Vertigo" and, fittingly, "I Will Follow." Clayton was introduced by British record producer Chris Blackwell as someone who "lived through addiction and came out the other side, and has been courageous enough to admit... Read more
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Greenwich Time
U2 bassist thanks band for helping him through addictionYou Can't Get Out Of," ''Vertigo" and, fittingly, "I Will Follow." Clayton was
Greenwich Time / Posted 26 days ago
You Can't Get Out Of," ''Vertigo" and, fittingly, "I Will Follow." Clayton was introduced by British record producer Chris Blackwell as someone who "lived through addiction and came out the other side, and has been courageous enough to admit... Read more
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26d
The News-Times
U2 bassist thanks band for helping him through addictionYou Can't Get Out Of," ''Vertigo" and, fittingly, "I Will Follow." Clayton was
The News-Times / Posted 26 days ago
You Can't Get Out Of," ''Vertigo" and, fittingly, "I Will Follow." Clayton was introduced by British record producer Chris Blackwell as someone who "lived through addiction and came out the other side, and has been courageous enough to admit... Read more
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26d
Darien News-Review
U2 bassist thanks band for helping him through addictionYou Can't Get Out Of," ''Vertigo" and, fittingly, "I Will Follow." Clayton was
Darien News-Review / Posted 26 days ago
You Can't Get Out Of," ''Vertigo" and, fittingly, "I Will Follow." Clayton was introduced by British record producer Chris Blackwell as someone who "lived through addiction and came out the other side, and has been courageous enough to admit... Read more
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26d
The Fairfield Citizen
U2 bassist thanks band for helping him through addictionYou Can't Get Out Of," ''Vertigo" and, fittingly, "I Will Follow." Clayton was
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 26 days ago
You Can't Get Out Of," ''Vertigo" and, fittingly, "I Will Follow." Clayton was introduced by British record producer Chris Blackwell as someone who "lived through addiction and came out the other side, and has been courageous enough to admit... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
U2 bassist thanks band for helping him through addictionYou Can't Get Out Of," ''Vertigo" and, fittingly, "I Will Follow." Clayton was
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 26 days ago
You Can't Get Out Of," ''Vertigo" and, fittingly, "I Will Follow." Clayton was introduced by British record producer Chris Blackwell as someone who "lived through addiction and came out the other side, and has been courageous enough to admit... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
U2 bassist thanks band for helping him through addictionYou Can't Get Out Of," ''Vertigo" and, fittingly, "I Will Follow." Clayton was
Stamford Advocate / Posted 26 days ago
You Can't Get Out Of," ''Vertigo" and, fittingly, "I Will Follow." Clayton was introduced by British record producer Chris Blackwell as someone who "lived through addiction and came out the other side, and has been courageous enough to admit... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
U2 bassist thanks band for helping him through addictionwho are currently appearing with U2 on their "Joshua Tree" tour. Clayton was i
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 26 days ago
who are currently appearing with U2 on their "Joshua Tree" tour. Clayton was introduced by British record producer Chris Blackwell as someone who "lived through addiction and came out the other side, and has been courageous enough to admit... Read more
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Connecticut Post
U2 bassist thanks band for helping him through addictionYou Can't Get Out Of," ''Vertigo" and, fittingly, "I Will Follow." Clayton was
Connecticut Post / Posted 26 days ago
You Can't Get Out Of," ''Vertigo" and, fittingly, "I Will Follow." Clayton was introduced by British record producer Chris Blackwell as someone who "lived through addiction and came out the other side, and has been courageous enough to admit... Read more
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The New Canaan News
U2 bassist thanks band for helping him through addictionYou Can't Get Out Of," ''Vertigo" and, fittingly, "I Will Follow." Clayton was
The New Canaan News / Posted 26 days ago
You Can't Get Out Of," ''Vertigo" and, fittingly, "I Will Follow." Clayton was introduced by British record producer Chris Blackwell as someone who "lived through addiction and came out the other side, and has been courageous enough to admit... Read more
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26d
Business Wire
IRI Expands Liquid Data Platform with New Connected Enterprise Editionacross the enterprise and the internet. For more information about IRI Liquid
Business Wire / Posted 26 days ago
across the enterprise and the internet. For more information about IRI Liquid Data Connected Enterprise, please contact Chris Blackwell, vice president of Client Innovation and Custom Development for IRI, at... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Prosecution grills eyewitness on conflicting testimony in 2015 felony murder caseknow Young would shoot. Based on that interview, police took out warrants for T
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 29 days ago
know Young would shoot. Based on that interview, police took out warrants for Thompson and Young, Chattanooga investigator Chris Blackwell said. That night at the house, however, about 30 minutes later, Mayhue found an article on her cellphone... Read more
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Variety
Island Records Founder Chris Blackwell Teams Up With ‘Narcos’ Exec for Reggae DocumentaryIsland Records founder and entrepreneur Chris Blackwell has teamed with “Narcos
Variety / Posted 30 days ago
Island Records founder and entrepreneur Chris Blackwell has teamed with “Narcos” showrunner Eric Newman and Propagate Content’s Ben Silverman to develop a narrative TV series about the birth of reggae music and the rise of Jamaica’s music industry in... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Man Charged In North Chattanooga Murder Says "Wrong Number" Led To Drug Deal That Went WrongBy getting one digit wrong, he wound up texting with Holsey, who by chance was
The Chattanoogan / Posted 30 days ago
By getting one digit wrong, he wound up texting with Holsey, who by chance was also in the marijuana business. Detective Chris Blackwell said, "Unfortunately, this whole mess was because of a mistake." Smith said they texted back and forth on... Read more

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